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can inversion tables help scoliosis

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Zampini
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Little evidence: Two issues for adults with scoliosis include back pain and curve worsening. Not much really helps to prevent it from getting worse if the curve is al ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Nope: Inversion table cannot repair developmental scoliosis. Only bracing or surgery work.
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: No permanent change when up right.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Spinks
22 years experience Neurosurgery
It depends: There are a lot of factors that affect whether this is safe for you, including how long ago your surgery was. You should discuss this with your surge ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
46 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Intermittently : Basically you are stretching the spine and diminishing the bulging of the disc temporarily taking the pressure off the nerve. Some patients will use i ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure. : I wouldn't use it after eating or drinking...Probably leave at least 4 hours interval.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spinal decompression: Remember, any changes that occur with traction are temporary. Once normal weight bearing is restored, all changes revert to pre-traction state. Invers ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
28 years experience Radiology
Yes: Yes but it usually provides only temporary relief. For some people it can be beneficial
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
50 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Retinal tears are caused by vitreous traction not from outside activities. You can hang upside down if you like.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
It is possible : The pain may get worse for a while and yet it may also relieve pain. Ligaments are weak to cause that problem in the first place.Got to www.Getpr ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
41 years experience Family Medicine
Temporary: It usually would go away quickly. If it does not go away quickly, it may take a while but it still should go away.

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